This past Friday our Mount Morris Boys and Girls Track teams took 6th place out of 18 teams at the Class D Section V Finals. The highlight of the night was when both the Girls and Boys 4x1 Relay took home 1st place. The girls relay consisting of Taylor Steen, Vanessa Mancuso, Maddy Regal, and Sierra Somers ran a time of 53.46 seconds, while the boys relay of Brandon Flint, Franky Mendez, Joey Pagano, and Devon Young ran a time of 45.31 seconds. There were many spectacular individual performances that took place as well:
Devon Young- 2nd in the 200m and 3rd in the 100m
Robbie Hartigan- 4th in the 400m
Kane Hoag- 4th in High Jump and 5th in Pole Vault
Justin Martin- 5th in Discus
Joey Pagano- 5th in Shot Put
Vanessa Mancuso- 3rd in Pole Vault, 4th in High Jump, and 5th in the 100m
Sierra Somers- 4th in the 100m and 4th in the 200m
The Boys 4x400 Relay consisting of Franky Mendez, Kane Hoag, Devon Young, and Robbie Hartigan earned a 2nd place finish with a time of 3:40.68 seconds.
Vanessa Mancuso broke her own school record in the Pole Vault with a height of 8'3".
With two 4th place finishes and anchoring the winning 4x1 relay, Sierra Somers joined the 100 point club on the season.
Franky Mendez continued to add to his Hall of Fame career, winning his 3rd Sectional patch on the Track and 5th overall.
Great job to all the athletes who competed in Sectionals!
Good luck to the 4x1 Relays on Friday when they travel to Caledonia-Mumford to compete in the State Qualifiers!